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Volcanic activity worldwide 12 Jun 2020: Klyuchevskoy volcano, Popocatépetl, Reventador, Sangay, Sa...

Friday Jun 12, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Ash column from Ebeko volcano yesterday (image: KVERT)
Ash column from Ebeko volcano yesterday (image: KVERT)
Explosion from Nishino-shima volcano (image: @heat2160/twitter)
Explosion from Nishino-shima volcano (image: @heat2160/twitter)
Pyroclastic current and ash emissions from Sangay volcano on 11 June (image: IGEPN)
Pyroclastic current and ash emissions from Sangay volcano on 11 June (image: IGEPN)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200612/2003Z FL200 EXTD SW REPORTED OBS VA DTG:12/2000Z

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (12 Jun) The activity at the volcano has been increasing during the past few weeks. After 10 days without eruption Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo confirmed and recorded moderate explosion that generated an ash plume which reached 15,000 ft (4,572 m) altitude and drifted SW.

Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): (12 Jun) Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues.
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded an ash plume that rose 6,700 ft (1,900 m) above the summit and drifted northeast.
... [read more]

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 .
The full report is as follows: OCNL VA EMS. to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 and is moving at 20-25 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTG VA EM to 22000 ft (6700 m)
...12 Jun:
IGEPN recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated a dense dark ash plume, which rose approx. 9,100 ft (2,800 m) above the summit and drifted SW. It produced pyroclastic flows that traveled over the southern slopes and accumulate a material on the flanks of the volcano which can cause formation of lahars. Ashfall was reported in several areas downwind including Guayaquil, Guamote, Chunchi, Riobamba, Guaranda, Chimbo, Echandía and Chillanes.
Lava flows on the south-southeast flank remain active. Incandescent avalanches of material continues to be observed.
... [read more]

Reventador (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows: VA EM 12/1840Z. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 .
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 12 Jun 2020:

Currently erupting:

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jun 2020)
Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 26 May 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): activity remains elevated (updated 12 Jun 2020)
Erebus (Antarctica): active lava lake in summit crater (updated 8 Dec 2014)
Erta Ale (Danakil depression, Ethiopia): new fissure vent on lower ESE flank with new lava flows (updated 19 Aug 2019)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): strombolian activity continues (updated 22 May 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): strombolian activity continues from the summit crater (updated 9 Jun 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): explosive activity continues (updated 7 Jun 2020)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Apr 2020)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Jun 2020)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): intermittent vulcanian explosions, slow lava dome growth with incandescent avalanches in summit crater (updated 4 May 2020)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 12 Jun 2020)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): effusive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 9 Jun 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Jun 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Jun 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 Jun 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Jun 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Jun 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): actively growing lava dome (updated 11 May 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Jun 2020)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 May 2020)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): lava overflow on Sciara del Fuoco, frequent strombolian explosions (updated 15 Apr 2020)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): minor ash emissions (updated 21 May 2020)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Barren Island (Indian Ocean): mild explosive activity from summit cone (updated 6 Nov 2019)
Cleveland (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): small explosion; the alert level raised to orange (updated 2 Jun 2020)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Jun 2020)
Kerinci (Sumatra): activity resumes (updated 16 Apr 2020)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 May 2020)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 May 2020)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): explosive activity continues (updated 1 May 2020)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): explosive activity continues; glow visible at night (updated 11 Jun 2020)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): phreatic explosion yesterday (updated 2 Jun 2020)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): activity remains unchanged; emissions to 10,000 ft (updated 10 Jun 2020)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Jun 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 30 Jan 2020)

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Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 15 kts in S direction. ... [more]

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